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Cinegy Announces Jet Pack Software-Defined TV Package

Cinegy announced Jet Pack, a suite of software-defined television tools aimed at helping users start broadcasting new channels quickly and efficiently. The Jet Pack features five key pieces of Cinegy software — Air Pro for playout server and automation, Capture Pro for real-time ingest, … more »

Grass Valley Will Preview Edius 8.1 at IBC

Grass Valley said Edius 8.1, due in October, will get its first public showing at the company's IBC exhibit. New features include support for Windows 10, OpenFX support for Boris Continuum Complete, HitFilm and GenArts Sapphire plug-ins, and the ability to … more »

Broadcast Pix

Broadcast Pix Updates Its Switcher Software to v5.0

The new software update for Broadcast Pix's Flint, Granite, Mica and Roadie production switchers will be on display at the upcoming IBC show in Amsterdam. The v5.0 software adds new tools for creating high-quality virtual environments, the company said, supporting multiangle … more »


FOR-A’s HVS-2000 Vision Mixer Has a New Control Panel

FOR-A said it's expanding the panel for the HVS-2000 Hanabi switcher to include three rows of controls. The mixer will be shown at IBC with GearLink's control software, offering control of the full system from one screen.  Introduced at IBC … more »


Matrox to Debut Endea Reference Encode/Decode Platform at IBC

Matrox Graphics announced Endea, a new OEM reference platform for video switching that supports simultaneous multistream H.264 encoding and decoding at resolutions up to 4Kp60.  The platform is meant to be used for applications including video walls, video extenders, switchers and … more »

Alliance for Open Media

Tech Giants Team Up on Royalty-Free Web Video Codec

Some of the biggest technology companies in the world are collaborating on a new series of media codecs and formats that they hope will constitute an "open standard" for video content on the web. The first task of the newly … more »


High-Octane Camera Wrangling on Mad Max: Fury Road

Some say the genius of George Miller's dystopian Mad Max franchise lies in the uniqueness of its genre-blending vision, equal parts post-apocalyptic morality tale, classic Western, and biker film on steroids. Others point to each film's relentless action, where the … more »


Litepanels Announces Brick Bi-Color On-Camera LED

The Litepanels Brick Bi-Color on-camera LED light is the successor to the MiniPlus, the company said, offering a comparable luminance output of 100W tungsten with a weight of 0.68 lbs., a 36-degree beam angle, and IP 65 water resistance. The … more »

Matthews Freedom Mount

New Matthews Car Mounts Available Through Evidence Camera Rentals

Matthews Studio Equipment (MSE) said its new Freedom Car Mount and Brauer Hostess Tray are being offered by Echo Park's Evidence Camera Rentals. Evidence Film Studios is using both items on an in-production action film, and will add them to its … more »


Canon Debuts Technology to Reduce Color Fringing in 35mm EF Lens

Canon has announced an EF 35mm f/1.4 L II USM lens that uses proprietary technology to correct chromatic aberrations in the glass.  The company's newly developed technology, known as blue spectrum refractive optics (or BR Optics for short) involves the use of a … more »